Head, Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships

Strategy and Execution of Institutional Funding (CSR / Foundation) / 5+ years of relevant experience


Key Value
Title Head, Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships
Location Bangalore
Type Full Time
Urgency Immediate
Qualification Graduate, MBA preferred
Experience 4+ years of relevant sales experience
Compensation As per Industry Standards

About The Role:

We are on the lookout for individuals who are passionate about the cause of childcare and interested in building sustainable resource mobilization channels for the organization. Being an early stage non-profit organization on a growth path, individuals who are entrepreneurial and looking for more than just a regular 9 to 5 job are more likely to enjoy the role. If you are excited about making a serious commitment to the vision with an intent to stay and grow in the organization, we would love to chat with you.

As the Head, Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships, you will drive the fundraising target of the vertical and lead the activity of building out the corporate partnerships channel by creating a deep understanding of the corporate social responsibility landscape, generating new leads, independently driving conversations and maintaining long-term mission-aligned partnerships. You will be responsible to grow the corporate partnerships vertical within the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the funding target of the vertical and ensure all programs for the year are sponsored.
  • Design and execute corporate fundraising strategies to support programs at Guardians
  • Customize our program offering to meet the requirements of different corporates
  • Create a pipeline of suitable corporates / partners both a national/international scale including managing long-term multi-year partnerships
  • Cultivate relationships and build an in-depth understanding of the various funding cycles of stakeholders across the CSR landscape.
  • Build a presence for the organisation by networking at forums involving various corporates and other grant organisations.
  • Apply to grants and on-board new grant organizations / foundations.
  • Design and execute effective workplace giving initiatives to increase the pool of repeat donors.
  • Create new processes and streamline the existing ones to build out an efficient fundraising team

Preferred Experience:

  • A professional with 5+ years experience in a business development / sales role looking to move to the social sector in a full-time role OR a development sector professional who has served in a similar role in other social sector organisations.
  • A graduate in any discipline, MBA preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Committed to making an impact in the social sector.
  • A target-driven high performer excited about opportunities that have space for entrepreneurial energy and growth prospects.
  • Enjoys meeting people and building relationships
  • Ability to influence without authority, manage multiple stakeholder relationships, strong strategic thinking and project management skills
  • Ability to hold conversations with senior leadership, communicate effectively and manage various stakeholder groups.

To Apply: Please fill this interest form. We will be in touch with you shortly. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Team: Mekha, Gloria & Navneeth


Contact us

Office Location

No. 8, New Friend's Colony,
11th Main, 8th Cross, ST Bed Layout,
Koramangala, Bangalore - 560047